The Calvert Marine Museum is proud to announce that the Gills Club is back. It is a STEM-focused program from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) designed for girls ages 7 12 that are interested in learning more about sharks. Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of each month (with the exception of October 26), beginning September 21 from 5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Preregistration is required. Click

AWSC is raising awareness about white sharks as a keystone species of the ocean ecosystem. It was established to support white shark research and education programs to ensure that this important species thrives. Meetings will be held on September 21, October 26, November 16, December 21 and will continue through 2018. For more information, email Mindy Quinn at